[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] Equality and leader team

Jason Garrett-Glaser jason
Sat Feb 5 12:39:02 CET 2011

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Jason Garrett-Glaser <jason at x264.com> wrote:
>> * Disband the leader team of 7 and return commit and decission power to all
>> ?developers.
>> Y Yes
>> N No
> What does this even mean? ?Just like all your "votes", this doesn't
> make any sense and does nothing but beg the question.
> "Disband the 7 committers", whatever that means, would mean we would
> have no more committers on ffmpeg at all. ?I think this is a bad idea,
> because without committers, there won't be any development. ?Perhaps
> you wanted to vote on ADDING MORE committers, instead of REMOVING
> them?
> What does "return commit and decision power to all developers" mean?
> How do developers not have "decision power" now that they had before?
> I'm completely confused as to what this vote is supposed to be on --
> and even more confused about what the actual technical consequences of
> a vote on this would be.
> Additionally, your vote is weasel-worded. ?Please stop doing this and
> start being honest. ?If I have to give up my commit access to make you
> start being honest, so be it -- I'd be happy to do it.
> Jason

Also, you yourself agreed on IRC (logged!) that we should have no more
open votes -- that all votes should be by secret ballot to avoid
politicking.  What happened to that, exactly?


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